Terletsky, Teofil [Терлецький, Теофіль; Terlec'kyj, Teofil'], b 1870 in Lviv, d 14 March 1902 in Munich, Germany. Graphic artist. After studying at the Cracow School of Fine Arts (1890–3) he moved to Munich. From there he contributed caricatures to Ukrainian, Polish, and German papers, such as Zoria (Lviv), Tygodnik ilustrowany, Jugend, and Fliegende Blätter. His translations of Ivan Turgenev’s prose poems were published in Zoria. He also did portrait studies (eg, a grandmother and a youth with a guitar) and the ink drawing Burial of a Soldier (1894). He died destitute, from tuberculosis.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 5 (1993).]

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